Nobles Wind

Developer: EDF Renewables and Xcel Energy
Owner: EDF Renewables and Xcel Energy
Power Purchaser: Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
System Size: 201 MW
Operation Date: November 2010

Located in Reading, Minnesota on 49 square miles of farmland, the Nobles Wind Project was completed in November 2010.

The project hosts 134 1.5-MW wind turbines and buoyant water tables. It produces enough electricity to power 50,000 homes.


enXco and Xcel Energy Close on 201 Megawatt Wind Project